Databasen - Revisited

Jacqui Caren jacqui.caren at
Sat Oct 21 10:11:28 BST 2006

chromatic wrote:
> Might I recommend Ingres or Firebird, then?  Surely their relative 
> unpopularity must be inversely proportional to their quality.

Firebird - where DDL (create table, alter table,...) should only be used 
when everyone else has disconnected from the database - and yes this is 
considered a *feature* not a bug.

OTOH Ingres is quite nice - but Pg is now its "big bruvva"
and far nicer to play with.


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